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Sheriff’s deputies were called to the 500 block of Noah Daigle Road in Richard Monday night to investigate an apparent double murder.


RICHARD — Deputies with the Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office are investigating a double homicide which occurred in the 500 block of Noah Daigle Road in the Richard Community west of Church Point.
APSO was notified at 8:25 p.m. Monday night, according to Sheriff K.P. Gibson.
Deputies responded to the residence where a male and female victim were discovered deceased.
The victims have been identified as John B. Guillory, 71, and Lois M. Guillory, 71. The victims are related, but not married, according to Gibson.
Next of kin has been notified.

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Rep. Ryan Bourriaque

Rep. Ryan Bourriaque named to Rural Caucus leadership position

BATON ROUGE — Representative Chris Turner of Ruston, chairman of the Louisiana Rural Caucus, has appointed Rep. Ryan Bourriaque of Abbeville to serve on the Rural Caucus Executive Committee.
The 63-member group elected Turner to serve as Chairman for 2020-2021, Rep. Rhonda Butler of Ville Platte as Vice Chairman and Rep. Kenny Cox of Natchitoches as Secretary/Treasurer.

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Jasmine Broussard

Senior Highlight: Kaplan High School's Jasmine Broussard

Plans after high school?

I plan to attend the University of Louisiana at Lafayette to further my education and ultimately earn a college degree.

Who is/was favorite teacher?

All of my teachers were amazing but my favorite teachers were Mr. Clayton Chauvin and Mr. Blake Touchet.

Who has had the greatest influence on you, why?

Coach Amelia Broussard has had the greatest influence on me because she was not only a coach/teacher. She taught us life lessons and things that would later prepare us for life outside of school.

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CROWLEY — Three arrests have been made in connection with the recent theft of money from a local crawfish wholesale business.
Shane Gautreaux, Christopher Sonnier and Heather Vincent were arrested by Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Deputies in connection with the theft from the business on South Highway 35 near Rayne.
During the investigation, it was determined that an employee was involved in the theft and distracted other employees to allow other suspects to enter the premises and steal operating funds, according to Sheriff K.P. Gibson.

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The library will begin to offer limited services on Monday.

Abbeville library opens with limited services

The Vermilion Parish Library is happy to announce that it will reopen on Monday, May 18.
The reopening will come with limited service.
All branches of the Vermilion Parish Library will go back to their regular scheduled hours of operation. In the Phase 1 plan we will be offering limited services to our patrons.
The services are listed below”
Phase 1
• Drive up and curbside service starts, no printing, copying, faxing or scanning services will be available.
• At opening we will be offering drive up and curbside service to patrons.



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